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May 18, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of our great city, washington, d.c. applause. >> reporter: if elected he will bele the first white mayor of te district. restoring ethics is a top priority and refusing to take corporate campaign contributions. >> residents like us are concerned about the future off washington because we've had a crisis of ethics down at the wilson building. people are concerned people area working for corporations with c special interests aornd not for us. >> reporter: since he announce a his exploratory committee formit mayor a couple of months ago, he has visited every ward in the city and talked to residents all over. since then, he has come up with three major goals that he says he will accomplish if he becomes mayor. first wellses wants to cut juvenile crime in half in two yearses. second, he wants to give everyee family in dc the opportunity to have a good school within walkable distance their homes and thirdly, he wants to build a great public transit system. >> i'm excited about tommy being a candidate. he will bring integrity to our r government. >> reporter: but the field could be crowded for
May 19, 2013 6:00pm EDT
the dc region. we had the nike marathon and and thrawls something happening ingh the city. unfortunately this is critical work. it has to get done wnch while the con convenience can lead to frustration -- >> i'll tired of it.t. >> reporter: -- most were able to navigate without issues. >> so i know they have to do the rail, fixes it, it's all right.r >> you never know if it's going to be closed north, s or not. nt >> reporter: metro says i used last year's graduation day as a guide. thes aboutest hour saw 262 people exiting that day and that number is easily accommodated by buses. we know there was congestion on roads as everyone headed in and out but no major instabilitieses reported. >>> along with college park, a a green belt and prince george's e stations on the green line are closed this weekend. on the orange line it's closed o in virginia. no stations on the red line but single tracking through two different work zones.k z if you take blue or yellow, wrur in luck with no work scheduled. the construction is expectedect through system closing tonight.. >>> the national mall was fill
May 19, 2013 8:00am EDT
. d.c. councilmember tommy wells is running to be the city's next mayor. he made the announcement yesterday at a rally in northeast. he joins muriel bowser. he says his top priorities are improving access to schools in all wards and creating a better metro system for residents. >> and dozens of people are recovering this morning after an elderly driver crashed into a crowd of people at a parade in damascus virginia near the tennessee state line. the driver suddenly accelerated and pinned people under the car after barrelling through the crowds. the driver may have suffered a medical emergency. >> and turning to your weather now, a little bit of foggy skies out there this morning. >> yeah. >> and perhaps some wet weather in the forecast for the future. >> definitely. we do have it in the forecast in the future. we need the rain. we're below where we should be for the year so for. let's welcome it as we see nice green lawns out there and plenty of flowers to help with it. let's get right to our weather and tell you what's going on. there is a shot outside from one of our cameras. yo
May 18, 2013 9:00am EDT
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May 19, 2013 9:00am EDT
all the oxygen in the capital city, and it's hard to move an agenda forward. there's also this point, you're beginning to see a line of defense emerging on these cases, these three cases, which basically is, yeah, we screwed up. cheryl axelsson of cbs news has an interesting story in which senior white house officials, unnamed, are talking about benghazi, what they didn't do that night. we should have sent the emergency team, screwed up. this is an incompetence defense. same thing with the irs. bungling in the cincinnati office, they're blamed. you see it emerging perhaps with regard to the subpoenas -- or monitoring of the phone calls of the ap reporters. and that is that somebody overdid it, overcooked it, went too far. the problem with all of that is at the core of liberalism is the idea that government is a great mediating force, acting on behalf of the national electorate to balance the competing interests of people, to protect the weak from being dominated by the strong, and so on, and that government agencies can and should do this fine work and are well capable of doing it. w
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